Anti Malware Researcher Job
McAfee - Beaverton, OR

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About the Role and Responsibilities

Location: Beaverton, OR

About the Role:

Does the thought of working on persistent and polymorphic malware threats get you excited? We are looking for a passionate malware researcher, who would be responsible to research malware threats, analyze them for new features, coming up with ideas to create detection and removal solutions for them. This opening is in the Anti-Malware Research team of McAFee Labs. McAfee believes that amazing things can be accomplished by diverse teams of talented individuals. Share your talents with us by joining the world’s largest dedicated security technology company.

Key Responsibilities:

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Researching and analyzing a wide array of different malware and file formats

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Participating in architectural reviews and code refactoring to help improve performance

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Adding detection and repair as necessary for integration into the McAfee antivirus product line

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Authoring descriptions for inclusion into the McAfee Virus information Library website

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Performing peer reviews of code for release into production

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Self-Motivated with the ability to stretch in times of crisis around virus outbreaks

Qualifications

Required Experience/Skills & Education:

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Experience in malicious code analysis and reverse engineering (RE

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Experience with C/C++ and windows API

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Experience with IDA or equivalent disassembly tools

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Experience with OllyDbg and WinDbg; or equivalent debuggers

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Assembly language skills

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Knowledge of various files formats (eg.PE) and operating systems (Specially Windows, both user/Kernel Mode)

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Knowledge of networking and internet protocols (eg. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, FTP)

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Knowledge of Windows kernel and rootkits is a plus

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Education: BS (Computer Science or scientific discipline) MS is a plus

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Exerience: 0-2 years in anti-malware research or related security experience

McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. We are relentlessly focused on constantly finding new ways to keep our customers safe. Share your talents with us in the dynamic security industry, and experience the meaningful, interesting work that is waiting for you!

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Job: Product Development Research
Primary Location: NA-USA-OR-Beaverton
Position Number: 883077
Schedule: Full-time

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